Database Engineer/Architect

Database Engineer/Architect

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE / Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada  - Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely 


Job Description

Our client is at an exciting point in their journey and is on track to be one of the fastest-growing marketplaces in history. They have three main components to their business which all leverage the blockchain in various ways.

Crypto and blockchain is the technology that enables the future and they're on a mission to bringing a digital open future to their users and others around the globe. Our client is a leader in the blockchain entertainment area and are leading the industry with their experiences.

We are currently on the lookout for a Database Engineer/Architect who will help with performance and bottleneck issues in our client's database systems, working with other engineers to optimize for exponential user growth. You will also be respinsible for but not limited too:
- Mapping out an architectural plan for scaling databases to support 100-1000x traffic volume
- Tuning parameters on relational databases such as PostgreSQL
- Working with the engineering team to scale the backend systems through a deep understanding of load balancing, connection pooling, sharding, and options for scaling database reads


Must Have Skills:

We are currently on the lookout for a Database Engineer/Architect who will be responsible for, but not limited to:

- Helping with performance and bottleneck issues in our client's database systems
- Working with other engineers to optimize for exponential user growth
- Mapping out an architectural plan for scaling databases to support 100-1000x traffic volume
- Tuning parameters on relational databases such as PostgreSQL
- Working with the engineering team to scale the backend systems through a deep understanding of load balancing, connection pooling, sharding, and options for scaling database reads


Nice to Have Skills:

- Familiarity with Javascript, Golang, or Node
- Developed decentralized applications, infrastructure or interacting with the blockchain
- Comfortable with docker, containers, and Kubernetes
- Familiar with event-driven architectures
- Strong understanding of application and API security
- Expertise in payments


Special Perks:

- Flexible vacation & work policy
- Opportunities for learning and development
- Fitness reimbursements
- Top-line equipment
- Flexible parental leave policies


Details:

Starting: ASAP



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